INFORMATION FOR PRAGUE

  • To: ripe-list@localhost
  • From: Anne Lord <Anne.Lord@localhost
  • Date: Wed, 20 Jan 93 16:23:00 +0100

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               Additional background information for 
                   the forthcoming RIPE meeting,
                  Prague  January 25-27th, 1993
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SIGHTSEEING TOUR AROUND PRAGUE 

Meeting place : Jose Marti Street 2, Prague 6 (near the KRYSTAL hotel)
Date and time : 10 a.m. Sunday, January 24th, 1993.

During the city tour you will see all the main sights of the "Golden Town",
e.g. the St.  Wenceslas Square, Prague Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral, Old 
Town Square and many others. The sightseeing tour will last for about 2 hours 
and will end again near the hotel KRYSTAL.  Tickets can be bought 30 minutes
before the time of departure at the meeting point  (tickets cost 150,- Kcs
each - you will be able to get an official receipt).

TAXI FARES 

From January 1st, 1993 the taxi prices in Prague have been increased.  
The maximum fare per kilometre has been increased from 8 to 10 Kcs (all other 
taxi fees remain the same).  The approximate cost of a taxi from the Airport
to the RIPE Meeting venue (Dejvice, Technicka Street) is approximately 
136 Kcs (distance of 13 km @ 10 Kcs = 130 Kcs plus a fixed charge of 6 Kcs).

MONEY EXCHANGE

There is a bank at the airport where you can change money.  Alternatively
there are lots of money exchange offices around the town of Prague.

Exchange rates approx:  1 US dollar = 28 Kcs
                        1 UK pound  = 50 Kcs
                        1 DM  =    18 Kcs 
                        1 ECU = 35 Kcs 

SECURITY ROOM

There will be a baggage store for people who have luggage etc that they need 
to store safely.    

FAXES, TELEPHONES and LOGIN sessions  

Whilst at the RIPE meeting you will be able to receive faxes on the
following number:  + 42 231 12463.  (The fax is located in Jan Guntograds
office in Zikova Street). 

Public telephones are located on either side of the entrance to No 2,
Technicka Street - the venue of the RIPE meeting.

A terminal room with approximately 20 terminals will be available for 
use by the attendees from 8 am until 9 pm each day.  The terminals are
in the Regional Computing Centre, 3rd floor, no 4 Zikova Street (which
runs parallel to Technicka Street).  There will be signposts.  Attendees 
will be able to connect via Telnet sessions.
  
Last call for VEGETARIANS and SPECIAL DIETS

If you are a vegetarian or have a special diet, and have not already
informed the organisers, please do so as soon as possible by sending a 
message to meeting@localhost.

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